Southampton’s Steven Davis and Ryan Bertrand each contributed to World Cup qualifying victories whilst Jan Bednarek made a late appearance on Monday.
Davis and Northern Ireland secured second place in Group C, as they eliminated the Czech Republic from contention following 2-0 victory.
Azerbaijan had a glimmer of hope to stay within striking distance of Northern Ireland after defeating San Marino earlier in the day, but goals from Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt confirmed their place as the group’s runners-up behind Germany.
Ryan Bertrand played all 90 minutes of England’s 2-1 comeback win over Slovakia at Wembley Stadium.
The Three Lions fell behind after just three minutes, but Eric Dier and Marcus Rashford righted the ship for Gareth Southgate and company to stay atop Group F. A win over Slovenia in October would guarantee England’s place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Jan Bednarek, who failed to make the bench against Denmark, came on for the final two minutes, as Poland were 3-0 winners against Kazakhstan to remain Group E leaders.
Four Saints could feature for their respective countries, as the September international break wraps up on Tuesday.
Maya Yoshida and Japan qualified for the World Cup with their win over Australia last Thursday, but face a stern test still against Saudi Arabia.
Manolo Gabbiadini played just 12 minutes in Italy’s recent defeat to Spain, and looks to feature more when the Azzurri host Israel.
The matchup between Shane Long and Dusan Tadic will draw the most interest for Southampton faithful, as the Republic of Ireland and Serbia clash in Dublin.
Today, Long made headlines for all the right reasons when he surprised 8-year-old Choloe Brennan with tickets to game, as well as inviting her to be a mascot.